The Rangers are planning to make a qualifying offer to Martin Perez, though both the team and Perez are still working on a deal and are saying that they are close.
There appears to be mutual interest from both sides to bring Perez back to Arlington in 2023, so hopefully there’s a deal soon.
Kolby Allard has been traded for pitcher Jake Odorizzi, with Atlanta picking up $10 million of the $12.5 million he’s owed in 2023.
Evan Grant says that Odorizzi is a serviceable back of the rotation starter and all he cost was $2.5 million and a pitcher the Rangers had already given up on.
Jose Leclerc will be back in the Rangers bullpen next year, as the organization exercised his 2023 option.